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=== Beginner Projects  ===
 
=== Beginner Projects  ===
  
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::1. Pick a County you would like to work on from the table on this page, [[Wiki Project -- Idaho -- Tasks -- Newspapers in Cities|Newspapers]] &nbsp;(Follow instructions on the page)
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::2. Start with the Wiki Idaho State page [[Idaho|Idaho]] .. Go to the county you wish to work on and find Newspapers.
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::3. Historical Newspapers need to be located and listed on the County pages. Go to the Idaho State Historical Society pages [http://history.idaho.gov/archives-collections Idaho archives]
  
::*1. Pick a County you would like to work on from the table on this page, [[Wiki_Project_--_Idaho_--_Tasks_--_Newspapers_in_Cities |Newspapers]] &nbsp;(Follow instructions on the page)
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Then to Idaho newspapers, this page has the counties list and the names of the papers and years when they were published.  
::*2. &nbsp;Start with the Wiki Idaho State page. https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Idaho. Go to the county you wish to work on and find Newspapers.
 
::*3. Historical Newspapers need to be located and listed on the County pages. Go to the Idaho State Historical Society pages http://history.idaho.gov/archives-collections<br>Then to Idaho newspapers, this page has the counties list and the names of the papers and years when they were published.<br>
 
  
Be sure to checking for broken links or add categories to each page.
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Be sure to checking for broken links or add categories to each page.  
  
 
=== Stub Pages  ===
 
=== Stub Pages  ===
  
:A "Stub" is a page containing a limited amount of information. If you need help learning about stub pages and how to add information to them, click here: [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Stub Instructions for filling out stub articles]. Follow a link below to help fill out pages that need more information:
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:A "Stub" is a page containing a limited amount of information. If you need help learning about stub pages and how to add information to them, review the article [[FamilySearch Wiki:Stub]]. Follow a link below to help fill out pages that need more information:
  
::*1. Work on a stub article, stub articles are pages with some information on them. More can be put on the page; there is no specific size at which an article stops being a stub. Articles need to be cover adequately. With only a few short paragraphs may cover the subject of the article. Read about Stubs https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Stub&nbsp;
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::*2.Go to Stub page https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Category:Idaho_stubsand pick a stub article you would like work on.&nbsp;
 
::*3.&nbsp;Removing the stub status:<br>Once a stub has been properly expanded and becomes a larger article, any editor may remove its stub template. No administrator action or formal permission is needed.&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Stub https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Stub]
 
  
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:''Instructions for moderator: ''To see all of the stub articles for your locality click here...[[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Stub sorting/Stub types|See the locality in Stub Types]].
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::*1. [[Rockville, Idaho|Rockville Idaho]]
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::*2. [[Dewey, Owyhee County, Idaho|Dewey, Owyhee, Idaho]]
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::*3. [[Flint, Owyhee County, Idaho|Flint, Owyhee, Idaho]]
  
 
=== Wanted Pages  ===
 
=== Wanted Pages  ===
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:A "Wanted Page" is a page that doesn't yet exist, but someone created a link to it, showing that they want a page on that topic created. For online classes to learn how to create a new page or wiki article click here: [http://bcove.me/m9ttknth Creating a Wiki Article] [http://broadcast.lds.org/elearning/FHD/Local_Support/Consultant/BIG/Research_Wiki/CreatingandSearching/player.html Searching for and Creating Articles].
 
:A "Wanted Page" is a page that doesn't yet exist, but someone created a link to it, showing that they want a page on that topic created. For online classes to learn how to create a new page or wiki article click here: [http://bcove.me/m9ttknth Creating a Wiki Article] [http://broadcast.lds.org/elearning/FHD/Local_Support/Consultant/BIG/Research_Wiki/CreatingandSearching/player.html Searching for and Creating Articles].
  
:Follow the red links below to create a requested Wanted page:
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:Follow the red links below to create a requested Wanted page:<br>
  
::*1.&nbsp;Go to Wanted pages https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Special:WantedFiles.(Choose a topic)<br>
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::*1. &nbsp;[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/index.php?title=Rose,_Idaho&action=edit&redlink=1 Rose Lake, Idaho]
::*2.&nbsp;Search the wiki to be sure there are no pages that could be used for the link. On the Wiki many links to templates that do not exist. Adding the needed templates will add content to the wiki and make it more informative and helpful to the community, as well as add validity to the pages that contain the links. https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Maintenance/Content_Needed#Wanted_pages_.282-4.29<br>
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::*2. &nbsp;[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/index.php?title=Rose,_Idaho&action=edit&redlink=1 Ruby County, Idaho]
::*3.&nbsp;Do research on the topic, pictures may be added, make sure there is no copywriter to the photo. https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Copyrights<br>You need to read the FamilySearch Wiki:Policies You need to read the FamilySearch Wiki:Policies<br>
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::*3. &nbsp;[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/index.php?title=Yale,_Idaho&action=edit&redlink=1 Yale County, Idaho]
::*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Special:WantedPages Look through more wanted pages here]
 
  
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::*[[FamilySearch Wiki:Patrolling#Patrolling_New_Pages|Patrolling New Pages]]
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::*[[FamilySearch Wiki:Patrolling#Patrolling_Recent_Changes|Patrolling Recent Changes]]
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::*[[Categorization|Add Catagories to pages]]
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::*[[Share your knowledge by adding to the Wiki|How to Make Your First Edit]]
  
 
=== Other Help Wanted Projects  ===
 
=== Other Help Wanted Projects  ===
  
 
:If there are other areas of the FamilySearch Wiki you would like to volunteer for, we have a [[FamilySearch Wiki:Help wanted on the Wiki|Wiki Help Wanted page]] that lists additional projects and areas where help is needed.
 
:If there are other areas of the FamilySearch Wiki you would like to volunteer for, we have a [[FamilySearch Wiki:Help wanted on the Wiki|Wiki Help Wanted page]] that lists additional projects and areas where help is needed.

Latest revision as of 19:50, 8 March 2013

FamilySearch Wiki Needs Volunteers to Help...

Many Hands Make Light Work...

Everyone knows at least a little bit about something or someplace. The information you contribute could be exactly what someone else needs to connect with or add to their family history.

Volunteer Wiki


Pages & Projects That Need Your Help

Beginner Projects

1. Pick a County you would like to work on from the table on this page, Newspapers  (Follow instructions on the page)
2. Start with the Wiki Idaho State page Idaho .. Go to the county you wish to work on and find Newspapers.
3. Historical Newspapers need to be located and listed on the County pages. Go to the Idaho State Historical Society pages Idaho archives

Then to Idaho newspapers, this page has the counties list and the names of the papers and years when they were published.

Be sure to checking for broken links or add categories to each page.

Stub Pages

A "Stub" is a page containing a limited amount of information. If you need help learning about stub pages and how to add information to them, review the article FamilySearch Wiki:Stub. Follow a link below to help fill out pages that need more information:


Work on a stub article

Wanted Pages

A "Wanted Page" is a page that doesn't yet exist, but someone created a link to it, showing that they want a page on that topic created. For online classes to learn how to create a new page or wiki article click here: Creating a Wiki Article Searching for and Creating Articles.
Follow the red links below to create a requested Wanted page:

Maintaining Existing Pages

Check and fix broken links

Other Help Wanted Projects

If there are other areas of the FamilySearch Wiki you would like to volunteer for, we have a Wiki Help Wanted page that lists additional projects and areas where help is needed.